(Petasites hybridus)

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butterbur.jpg Potentially toxic.
Plant of the wet grounds, edges of the rivers growing 0,90 m of which one uses the aerial parts and the root.

Butterbur strengthens the organism, eliminates bronchial mucosities, relieves pains and spasms. Prescribed in the treatment of bronchitis, asthma and whooping-cough.
Also : Indigestion, urinary tracts inflammation, antispasmodic.
And of external use : Cataplasm on cutaneous eruptions, accelerates wounds cicatrization.

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Common Butterbur, Petasites hybridus, Bog rhubarb, Devil's hat, Pestilence wort.